Forsythia Fruit – Lian Qiao (Fructus Forsythiae)

lianqiaoSource: Lian Qiao – the fruit of Forsythia Suspensa (Thunb.) Vahl., family Oleaceae.

Function: Lian Qiao clears heat and alleviates toxicity, treats carbuncles, disperses lumps and stagnation, expels wind and heat.

Application: Lian Qiao is used for common cold due to wind-heat. It can clear heat and toxins and also disperses stagnation.